May 20, 2020
Can an antiviral compound found in shellfish be effective against the novel coronavirus? The Covid Catalyst Fund awarded a grant to conduct a rule-out study.
May 19, 2020
Symptoms of depression in young adults with autism were linked to less proactive cognitive control, a new UC Davis MIND Institute study has found.
May 15, 2020
Unique computer-assisted microscope offers non-invasive, real-time approach to assess blood vessels
May 14, 2020
Two UC Davis researchers receive $3 million grant to find an effective treatment for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
May 12, 2020
UC Davis scientists provide senicapoc for COVID-19 clinical trial in Denmark.
May 11, 2020
New research from UC Davis Health policy experts shows that Medi-Cal patients in Yolo County have better access to primary care than patients in nearby counties. Primary care access was worse in Sacramento, San Joaquin and Solano counties.
May 5, 2020
The immune responses of a female mouse before pregnancy can predict how likely her offspring are to have behavioral deficits if the immune system is activated during pregnancy, according to researchers from the Center for Neuroscience at UC Davis. The findings, published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, could help resolve what role serious infections during pregnancy play in the later development of conditions such as autism and schizophrenia in offspring.
April 29, 2020
UC Davis engineers and clinicians are working to create a simple, inexpensive ventilator. They have developed a prototype and plan to make plans freely available online. Versions could be inclinical use in about six months.
April 29, 2020
Experts in immunology, infectious diseases, pathology and emergency medicine presented the latest research and insights on COVID-19 in an online symposium.
April 29, 2020
A biopharmaceutical company will begin preclinical testing, in collaboration with UC Davis, to evaluate the potential for COVID-19 vaccine delivered through an innovative skin patch.
April 23, 2020
A protein known to expand blood vessels — key to controlling conditions like high blood pressure — actually has different functions in males and females.
April 22, 2020
A UC Davis Health study found more evidence for the efficacy of behavioral intervention in treating language problems in youth with fragile X syndrome (FXS), but not for lovastatin as a treatment for FXS.
April 17, 2020
Biostatistics professor receives Distinguished Investigator Award for her work on improving breast cancer screening.
April 16, 2020
Preliminary results of the first 53 patients who received the promising antiviral remdesivir on a compassionate-use basis were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. UC Davis Health was among the select group of hospitals that participated in the unprecedented international study.
April 16, 2020
Tracking social media “sick posts” could give public health officials a head start on identifying and responding to emerging disease outbreaks, researchers at the University of California, Davis, suggest in a new working paper.
April 10, 2020
UC Davis Health researchers have developed a computer model to screen drugs for unintended cardiac side effects, especially arrhythmia risk.
April 9, 2020
Callers to the California Smokers’ Helpline can now get an additional tool to help them quit using tobacco: nicotine patches.
April 8, 2020
In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine and UC Davis Health call for broader use of mind-body practices.
April 7, 2020
The risk of stoma complications after appendicostomy can be significantly lowered by a new surgical procedure.
April 6, 2020
Lucas Smith receives prestigious 2019 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for his innovative cutting-edge biomedical research benefiting children with cerebral palsy.
April 2, 2020
Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol scientists at the University of California, Davis.
March 31, 2020
A blood test result typically seen in bone marrow diseases was found in a patient with COVID-19.
March 30, 2020
UC Davis Health physicians and medical staff detail the diagnosis and treatment for first known case of community transmission of COVID-19 in the U.S.
March 26, 2020
Hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 infection may be enrolled in clinical studies evaluating the safety and effectiveness of two drugs — the investigational antiviral remdesivir, and sarilumab, a drug that blocks the body’s acute inflammatory response.
March 26, 2020
New research from Wuhan, China provide insights on the manifestations of coronavirus infection in children.
March 25, 2020
Expressive language sampling addresses urgent need in fragile X syndrome research and therapy.
March 23, 2020
Can remote video visits help improve glycemic control and clinic attendance for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes?
March 20, 2020
UC Davis clinical pathologists, infectious disease physicians and scientists are collaborating on new reagents, diagnostic tests and a vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
March 13, 2020
Researchers at UC Davis are designing a wearable device to help patients with spinal cord injury recognize bladder fullness.
March 11, 2020
Recommendations for meeting the needs of Sacramento's unsheltered population are presented in “Integrating Care for People Experiencing Homelessness.”
March 10, 2020
There is a substantial population of firearm owners in California and likely across the U.S. who have retained their guns even after being involved in events that prohibited them from ownership, a UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program study has found.
March 9, 2020
24 researchers from UC Davis School of Medicine ranked in the top 10% in their fields for 2019 NIH funding, according to Blue Ridge rankings. Nine departments ranked in the top 20 nationally.
March 5, 2020
Record number of participants at Poster Day
March 3, 2020
Researcher Blaine Christiansen will receive $2.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to determine the ideal balance of exercise and rest for injured joints.